Cocaine in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery: Simple Cataract Extraction; Exenteration of the Eyeball (Classic Reprint)
Überblick:Excerpt from Cocaine in Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery: Simple Cataract Extraction; Exenteration of the Eyeball The absolute tranquillity of the eye and of the patient obtained by the use of cocaine adds greatly to the safety of operations for extraction of cataract; as there is no reﬂex muscular contraction and no subsequent nausea and vomiting to extrude the iris or expel a portion of the vitreous; and none of the involuntary movements of the globe and the lids during the period of recovery from un consciousness to cause loss of vitreous hernia iridis or displacement of the edges of the corneal wound. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases an imperfection in the original such as a blemish or missing page may be replicated in our edition. We do however repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.